corbeau

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French corbeau, from Old French corbel, itself either a diminutive of corp ‎(raven), corf, or from a Late Latin corbellus, corvellus, from Latin corvus (Vulgar Latin variant *corbus), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorh₂wós.

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Noun[edit]

corbeau m ‎(plural corbeaux)

  1. raven (bird)
  2. poison pen letter writer

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French corbel.

Noun[edit]

corbeau m (plural corbeaulx)

  1. crow (bird)

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